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Out Of Office: A Travel Podcast

Oct 31, 2020

On this special early-release episode of Out of Office: A Travel Podcast, Kiernan learns about Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, by talking to Harvard Professor of the Study of Latin America Davíd Carrasco about the history and traditions of the holiday. Kiernan also talks to Texas Monthly writer José Ralat about pan de muerto, the festival’s signature bread of the dead. How about Ryan? You know Ryan.

Things we talked about in today’s podcast:

Professor Carrasco’s video series for the Harvard Peabody Museum

José Ralat’s “Pan de Muerto is a Cross-Cultural Taste of History” 

Peabody Museum’s Altar 


Museo Mural Diego Rivera 

Papel Picado 

Santa Muerte 

Ay Mujer Shop 

“Gustavo, The Shy Ghost” by Flavia Drago